Xerox animation by Christopher Grotke. I was experimenting with the enlargement of the copier at first, then drew over a copy of PhotoLab's Nestor Hernandez's photo of our back porch in NE DC. Fall 1989. Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaWorks, Animation Lab, Grotke
Whatever Happened to Those Cakes? by Peter Carlin and Christopher Grotke. An experimental video project. Greg Gauthier, George Goins featured. Pictures of CCM before it was torn down. We had to dispose of cakes. Shot on Hi-8mm? video. Poor quality, but weâll take what we can get. 92 or 3? Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaArts, Carlin, Grotke, Cake
Here's a guide showing how to bounce a ball along a path of action, add some squash and stretch, and play with slow in and slow out movements. Shot by Christopher Grotke to use for demonstrations in the Animation Lab. Hitachi 3-chip camera, U-matic, FAX EOS frame controller, FAX Jr. animation stand. Fall? 1989. Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaWorks, Animation Lab, Grotke
Class project for the Options School, a 7th grade dropout prevention program at CCM. Christopher Grotke and Ginny Coffman helped guide the students through the making of a music video. Film by Tamiko Dean, Shawnte Hunter, Tyrell Jenkins, LaKiesha Patricia Proctor, Antonio Smith, Anthony Sutton, and Pasua Turner. Music by Cold Sweat, used with love but not permission. 1990. (See students with Joe Barbera in JoeBarbera_Interview_1990_U041) Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaArts, Animation Lab, Options School, Grotke, Coffman
Torn and cut-out paper animation by Christopher Grotke. Music is Junkyard, a b-side of a Grace Jones single. Started in November 1989 and took about a month of steady work. I wanted to test the new animation stand and FAX EOS frame controller, do a long project, and demonstrate animation to museum visitors while working in the new Animation Lab. Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaWorks, Animation Lab, Paper Dance, Grotke
1992 - Great Hi-8 Video Workshop. 8 Weeks, 8 kids, 8 videos, Hi-8 cameras, Hi-8 editing machine. Christopher Grotke, Peter Carlin, Erik Blankinship, Adam Blumenthal were instructors. Hi-8 video cameras, editing, steadicam. computer graphics. Video shows class, final projects, and outtakes. Grant Modderman - Attack of the Living Leftovers EnderLee Paris - The Cave Monster, Or Is He? Joelle Modderman - Finding Little Sister Kristopher Edmondson - The Germinator Jordan Riley - The Hungry Chair... Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaArts, Grotke, Carlin, Blankinship, Blumenthal. Hi-8
A hodge podge of interesting early Animation Corps animation class work at CCM. Work was shot on Sony 8mm videos by pausing and unpausing the recorder. Students shot their pencil work this way, then their test animation transferred to VHS for class viewing. Part 1 of 3. Grotke intro with umbrella spin, in old CCM tech office Animation Corps bounce tests - Fall 1988 Gael Harlowâs bouncing girl, ranting, reaching Darren Wheeling MTV test backgrounds, pencil tests Sherri Loomis Chill Out On The... Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaArts, Animation Corps, Harlow, Wheeling, Loomis, Grotke, Stozo
Jamie Carr explaining animation project using Pansophic system (IBM AT 286). Filmed by cgrotke. Friday Feb 1 , 1990. Media Arts office, awaiting arrival of Mac IIfx machines. Topics: TNLC, CCM, MediaWorks, Animation Lab, Jamie Carr, Grotke, Mac IIfx, AT 286, pansophic, computer...